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The death toll from the coal mine blast in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan rose Friday afternoon to 41, as rescuers tried to reach five trapped miners whose fates were unknown, according to the local government.

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US in middle of China-Japan island flapupdated: Tue Aug 28 2012 01:50:00

The U.S. watches nervously as tensions rise between China and Japan. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.

How the internet and Silicon Valley are changing China's office politicsupdated: Mon Aug 27 2012 00:50:00

For more than a year, Chris Bayer, a Canadian student, waited tables alongside Chinese migrant workers in a restaurant in Shanghai. While there he received an intimate glimpse of what work life is like for millions in mainland China.

Dozens killed in China bus crash updated: Sun Aug 26 2012 21:24:00

At least 36 people died when a tanker carrying methanol collided with a passenger bus early Sunday morning in northern China, state media reported.

Kites untether China's grip on air pollution dataupdated: Fri Aug 24 2012 04:27:00

Scroll through Kickstarter, and you'll get a kick out the sheer variety of projects with tin cups in hand.

International firms caught in China's security Webupdated: Fri Aug 24 2012 00:03:00

A group representing international companies in China has warned members that police in Beijing, Hebei and Shandong have required international firms to purchase Internet monitoring devices or risk having their connections cut.

Gu Kailai found guilty of murderupdated: Fri Aug 24 2012 00:03:00

A Chinese court finds Gu Kailai guilty of fatally poisoning a British businessman last year. CNN's Stan Grant reports

China murder trial a rigged spectacleupdated: Mon Aug 20 2012 11:45:00

One of the most watched cases in China in the last few decades reached a conclusion of sorts on August 20th as Gu Kailai was declared guilty of murder and sentenced to death with a two-year suspension, meaning an almost certain commutation.

China, Japan dispute over islandsupdated: Mon Aug 20 2012 02:22:00

CNN's Ralitsa Vassilvea reports on the stunts made by Chinese and Japanese activists to lay claim to a disputed island.

Gu Kailai, China's 'Jackie Kennedy'updated: Fri Aug 17 2012 03:12:00

Funny, personable, attractive and charismatic are just some of the words used to describe Gu Kailai.

Two Tibetans self-immolate in China protestupdated: Tue Aug 14 2012 03:30:00

Two Tibetans set themselves on fire on Monday, adding to a string of self-immolations in protest against Chinese rule in the troubled region, according to the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) and various media reports.

CNNMoney: Stocks face pressure from Chinaupdated: Fri Aug 10 2012 08:11:00

U.S. stocks were headed for a weak open Friday following disappointing economic data from China that heightened fears about a slowdown in the world's second largest economy.

Examining China's legal systemupdated: Fri Aug 10 2012 07:10:00

Anna Coren speaks to NYU's Jerome Cohen about China's legal system ahead of sensational murder trial verdict

China's export growth slowsupdated: Fri Aug 10 2012 00:35:00

Chinese export and import growth slowed markedly last month, flashing warning signals about both the domestic and the global economy.

China's increasing dominance in swimmingupdated: Thu Aug 09 2012 02:08:00

CNN's Jonathan Mann talks to Olympic swimming coach Ken Wood about China's increasing dominance in the pool.

China restricts rare earthsupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 06:12:00

China unveils a new standard that would cut rare earth production capacity, as CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.

China cuts mines vital to tech industryupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 06:12:00

China will cut production of rare earths -- minerals vital for technology makers worldwide -- by 20%, a move that threatens to inflame trade tensions between Beijing and Washington.

Will scandal bring change to China?updated: Wed Aug 08 2012 06:10:00

Christiane Amanpour's Brief looks at the Bo Xilai scandal in China.

Typhoon Haikui strikes east coast of Chinaupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 05:55:00

Typhoon Haikui slammed into the east coast of China on Wednesday morning, pummeling the area around the business metropolis of Shanghai with heavy wind and rain.

25 people rescued after China typhoonupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 05:55:00

Twenty-five people were rescued on Saturday in the typhoon-hit northeast Liaoning Province, the local media reported.

China rallies around fallen hurdler Liu Xiangupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 03:46:00

China is rallying around fallen hurdler Liu Xiang Wednesday after he failed to make it past the first-round heat for a second consecutive Olympics. The sympathetic response was a stark contrast to the public outcry over his high-profile withdrawal from the Beijing 2008 Games.

China reforms fail to end stocks' bad runupdated: Tue Aug 07 2012 20:16:00

When Guo Shuqing became China's top securities regulator in October, investors hoped that he would bring a reformist zeal to the job that would help break the stock market's two-year losing streak.

China, ASEAN at odds over sea territoryupdated: Sun Aug 05 2012 20:43:00

China and ASEAN are at odds over which countries can truly claim South China Sea waters. CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.

China blasts U.S. for sending 'wrong message' on South China Sea disputesupdated: Sun Aug 05 2012 20:43:00

China blasted the United States on Saturday for its recent public criticism and urging of diplomacy to address territorial disputes in the South China Sea, saying the U.S. statement shows "total disregard for the facts" and sends "a seriously wrong message."

How to give an elephant a pedicureupdated: Fri Aug 03 2012 12:59:00

From elephant pedicures to the hipsters Olympics, here's a roundup from CNN's global affiliates.

Elephant pedicures, hipster Olympics and moreupdated: Fri Aug 03 2012 12:59:00

From elephants getting pedicures to hipsters holding their own Olympics, here's a look at some recent stories from CNN's affiliates around the world that are interesting, unique or just plain bizarre.

Booted Chinese badminton player quitsupdated: Fri Aug 03 2012 05:49:00

Chinese badminton player Yu Yang quits the sport after being disqualified for match throwing. Jaime Florcruz reports.

Is China's lust for Olympic gold fading?updated: Fri Aug 03 2012 05:49:00

Eight female badminton players were disqualified from the Olympics this week for apparently trying to throw their matches to secure a favorable draw.

Forget Twitter, in China it's the Weibo Olympicsupdated: Thu Aug 02 2012 01:45:00

It has been called the first "Twitter Olympics," but in China -- where the government has long blocked the popular U.S.-based social media site -- the London Games are undoubtedly the first "Weibo Olympics."

China says West being 'petty' over Ye doping allegationsupdated: Wed Aug 01 2012 20:44:00

The controversy over the dual Olympic gold performances by Chinese swimming sensation Ye Shiwen has been decried by China as a case of Western pettiness.

Ye Shiwen's 'unbelievable' swims are talk of Olympicsupdated: Tue Jul 31 2012 20:21:00

How on earth could a teenage swimmer at her first Olympic Games knock five full seconds off her previous best performance? That's what has left so many people scratching their heads after watching China's Ye Shiwen smash the world record in the women's 400-meter individual medley.

2-year pedal trip from China for Gamesupdated: Mon Jul 30 2012 13:29:00

A Chinese rickshaw driver has been given a ticket to London's Olympic opening ceremony after pedaling from China.

Hong Kong 15 years laterupdated: Mon Jul 30 2012 05:51:00

CNN's Andrew Stevens takes a look at how Hong Kong is holding its own against China 15 years after the handover.

China keeps up block on Bloomberg websiteupdated: Mon Jul 30 2012 00:44:00

Bloomberg's news website remains blocked by China's state censors a full month after it detailed the riches amassed by the family of Xi Jinping, the man who is expected to be the country's next president.

China celebrates first swimming golds and a world recordupdated: Sun Jul 29 2012 05:19:00

China had cause for a double celebration on Saturday after winning their first ever swimming gold medal as well as setting a new world record in the women's 400m medley.

'Jackie Kennedy' of China focus of murder probeupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 22:51:00

As the drama surrounding one of the Chinese Communist Party's most high-profile politicians, Bo Xilai, unfolds with all the twists of a soap opera, attention has zoomed in again on his wife, Gu Kailai, the woman likened by some as the "Jackie Kennedy of China" and who is now officially charged with murder.

Could Beijing flood death toll rise?updated: Wed Jul 25 2012 01:59:00

CNN's Steven Jiang reports on speculation the death toll from the weekend flood in Beijing could be much higher.

More rain forecast as Beijing mops up flood and commentsupdated: Wed Jul 25 2012 01:59:00

More rain was forecast for flood-hit Beijing Wednesday, as residents continued clearing debris from the weekend deluge amid signs government censors were doing their own mop-up job on social media.

Hong Kong sellers profit from Beijing's 'forbidden' booksupdated: Wed Jul 25 2012 01:17:00

When a mainland Chinese tourist heard about a bookstore in Hong Kong that sold books banned by Beijing, he knew he had to check it out.

Chinese dictionary refuses to turn 'comrades' gayupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 21:17:00

A newly published edition of an authoritative Chinese dictionary has come under fire for leaving out the homosexual definition of a word commonly used to refer to gay men and lesbians.

CNNMoney: Stocks: China lessens the gloomupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 08:48:00

U.S. stocks were poised to open little changed Tuesday as a report showing an improvement in Chinese manufacturing offset ongoing worries about Europe.

Fury after 37 killed in Beijing floodsupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 07:03:00

What has been described as the "heaviest rain in six decades" left at least 37 people dead and raised criticism about Beijing's infrastructure and the government's response to disasters.

Workers battle floods to rescue manupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 07:03:00

Chinese emergency workers are lowered into rushing floodwaters to rescue a trapped man in Luzhou City, China.

China manufacturing edges towards growthupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 02:10:00

China's manufacturing sector is clawing its way back towards growth in July, according to a survey that suggests government policies to support the economy are starting to work.

Tinted prejudice in Chinaupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 00:48:00

A Caucasian American businessman gets into a cab in Beijing. At first he's relieved-- the last few taxis passed straight by him, which is not unusual-- it can be difficult for non-Chinese nationals to get a cab. But then comes an uncomfortable question from the driver: "Isn't it difficult living in a country with so many black people?"

Wake up America: Olympic scandal reveals true cost of cheap clothesupdated: Thu Jul 19 2012 02:46:00

Last week United States senators expressed dismay and outrage to learn that the uniforms for American Olympians were produced in China. But this is not new. For years unrestrained globalization has seen textile and clothing multinationals race to the bottom in the search for cheaper and cheaper production.

Get Real! US Olympic uniforms from Chinaupdated: Thu Jul 19 2012 02:46:00

Soledad O'Brien and the Starting Point team weigh in on the new Olympic uniforms for the USA team being made in China.

Teenage monk self-immolates in Chinaupdated: Wed Jul 18 2012 09:05:00

An 18-year-old Tibetan monk set himself on fire in a monastery in China's Sichuan province, according to advocacy organizations and the Tibetan government in exile.

Chinese Premier: China 'not yet stable'updated: Wed Jul 18 2012 02:56:00

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao calls for efforts to strengthen China's economic growth. CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.

China's property market rebounds in Juneupdated: Wed Jul 18 2012 02:56:00

China's property market rebounded in June, with housing prices rising in many of the country's major cities for the first time in a year following government moves to stimulate the economy.

Why NOT make Olympic uniforms in China?updated: Sun Jul 15 2012 14:06:00

Patriotism, it has been said, is the last refuge of scoundrels. Indeed, with 86% of the American public disapproving of Congress' performance, refuge-seeking politicians have wrapped themselves in the flag to denounce the fact that the U.S. Olympic team's uniforms were manufactured in China.

Lawmaker: USOC 'should be ashamed' Team USA uniforms made in Chinaupdated: Fri Jul 13 2012 13:32:00

The U.S. Olympic Committee is defending sponsor Ralph Lauren's uniforms for the opening ceremonies at the London Games after it was revealed that American athletes will be wearing clothing manufactured in China.

13-year-old boy suffers horrific assault in Chinaupdated: Fri Jul 13 2012 09:22:00

A 13-year-old boy is in intensive care in Beijing after two adults assaulted him by releasing compressed air into his body using a mechanical pump at an automobile repair shop.

Chinese Catholics keep faith amid Beijing-Vatican spatupdated: Fri Jul 13 2012 02:17:00

Beijing and the Vatican are again shadow boxing over the ordination of a new Chinese bishop without the Pope's blessing.

Reports: Chinese bishop detained after shunning Party controlupdated: Wed Jul 11 2012 11:18:00

A newly appointed Catholic bishop who publicly resigned from the body that oversees China's state-sanctioned church has reportedly been detained.

Thousands of crocodiles rescued from smugglers in Chinaupdated: Mon Jul 09 2012 02:32:00

Chinese police intercepted more than 3,600 crocodiles last week that were destined for dinner plates in the country's Guangdong province.

People power a sign of times in China's internet ageupdated: Fri Jul 06 2012 06:38:00

Every so often, grassroots activism succeeds in China.

Protest halts construction of copper plant in southwestern Chinaupdated: Wed Jul 04 2012 11:12:00

Bowing to intense pressure from local residents, authorities in a southwestern Chinese city abandoned plans to build a controversial billion-dollar chemical plant, the local government announced Tuesday afternoon.

CNNMoney: Stocks poised for flat openupdated: Mon Jul 02 2012 09:16:00

U.S. stocks pointed to a flat open Monday, as investors waded through economic reports from Europe and China ahead of U.S. manufacturing data.

China's capital still getting kick from 2008 Olympic partyupdated: Mon Jul 02 2012 02:05:00

Four years after hosting the 2008 Summer Games, Beijing's Olympic legacy appears to be a lasting one.

Protests as Chinese president visits Hong Kong for handoff anniversaryupdated: Sun Jul 01 2012 04:08:00

Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday as Chinese President Hu Jintao visited the former British colony to mark the 15th anniversary of its return to Beijing rule.

US firm sells military software to Chinaupdated: Sat Jun 30 2012 21:58:00

A U.S. firm, through its Canadian subsidiary, illegally sent military software to China. CNN's David Ariosto reports.

Luxury shops cater to Chinese touristsupdated: Sat Jun 30 2012 21:20:00

Chinese tourists are snapping up luxury goods and NY high end shops are courting their business. Felicia Taylor reports.

Hong Kong SAR 15 years on: Is it still Special?updated: Sat Jun 30 2012 21:20:00

In 1842, when Hong Kong became a British crown colony after the first Opium War, it was described by a very unimpressed UK Foreign Secretary, Lord Palmerston, as a barren rock with nary a house on it.

What does space mission mean for China?updated: Fri Jun 29 2012 01:51:00

CNN's Stan Grant explains what the completion of this ambitious mission means for the future of China's space program.

China to create special currency test zoneupdated: Fri Jun 29 2012 01:51:00

China plans to create a special zone to experiment with currency convertibility in Shenzhen, the city where it introduced key economic reforms three decades ago.

Chinese space capsule returns to Earth after ambitious missionupdated: Fri Jun 29 2012 00:19:00

China's Shenzhou-9 spacecraft returned to Earth on Friday, completing an ambitious mission that notched up a series of breakthroughs for the country, including putting its first woman in orbit.

Mission accomplished: China's space missionupdated: Fri Jun 29 2012 00:19:00

China's Shenzhou-9 crew members emerge from a capsule after completing a mission to space.

Unlocking China's business potentialupdated: Thu Jun 28 2012 15:24:00

CNN's Richard Quest talks to the EU's ambassador to China about the business relationship between China and the EU.

Unlocking China's business potentialupdated: Thu Jun 28 2012 15:24:00

Europe's trade with China is being stymied by barriers including a lack of transparency and opaque business environment, according to European Union's ambassador to China.

Woman forced to have abortion in Chinaupdated: Wed Jun 27 2012 22:37:00

The story of a woman in China forced to have an abortion has intensified. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout explains.

Family members of forced abortion victim in China cite continued harassmentupdated: Wed Jun 27 2012 22:37:00

The family members of a Chinese woman forced to abort her pregnancy at a late stage say they are being harassed by local officials despite an investigation into the case by the authorities.

China hails sea and space exploitsupdated: Mon Jun 25 2012 08:51:00

From earthly orbit to the deepest reaches of the Pacific Ocean, China has notched up two more firsts for the country's ambitious sea and space exploration programs.

Will China overtake America in space?updated: Wed Jun 20 2012 13:13:00

China's space plans are ambitious, incremental and extensive. Should Americans be worried that China will overtake us in both space exploration and military capability in space?

China dissident Ai Weiwei harassed by police, he saysupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 06:25:00

China's most famous dissident artist, Ai Weiwei, was being harassed by police and warned to stay away from a planned court appearance on Wednesday, he said. cutoffupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 06:25:00

Chinese authorities order shut down of dissident artist Ai Weiwei's live webcams shortly after he spoke to CNN's Anna Coren

China sends woman into spaceupdated: Mon Jun 18 2012 05:29:00

CNN's Eunice Yoon discusses the mission and the significance of China's first female in space.

Historic Chinese space mission docks successfullyupdated: Mon Jun 18 2012 05:29:00

China's Shenzhou-9 spacecraft successfully docked with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space laboratory on Monday, completing the next step in the country's ambitious space mission.

China to launch major space missionupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 10:35:00

China plans its first manned docking in space, which former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao describes as a big step.

China sends first female astronaut to space updated: Sat Jun 16 2012 10:35:00

China made history Saturday when it launched a spacecraft sending the nation's first female astronaut in space.

Chinese women push for a place in spaceupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 02:22:00

On Saturday at 6:37 p.m. (6:37 a.m. ET), China is scheduled to launch its first female astronaut into space as part of a three-person crew.

China prepares for launch, names female astronautupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 08:12:00

China will launch its historic space docking mission Saturday along with its first female astronaut in space.

Toddler dangles by head from 4th floorupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 20:38:00

A toddler dangles by her head from a four-story building in China as a daring rescuer assists her.

Forced abortion sparks outrage, debate in Chinaupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 20:38:00

Amid continued nationwide outrage, Chinese authorities issued a rare public apology Thursday to a woman who was forced to have a late-term abortion, and suspended three local officials involved in the incident.

More rich Chinese buy U.S. propertyupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 22:29:00

China has emerged as one of the fastest-growing sources of international buyers for US real estate -- in what some see as a sign that China's rich are increasingly seeking to take their money out of the country.

School's out: Chinese graduates fight to be heardupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 02:53:00

Some 6.8 million college students will graduate in China this summer, an exhilarating time for students and their families alike.

Chinese female astronaut to join docking missionupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 05:35:00

China's historic spacecraft docking mission this month will involve a female astronaut, state-run Xinhua reported.

China to launch manned spacecraft in mid-Juneupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 02:27:00

China aims to get its citizens one step closer to the moon this month.

Report: Foxconn factory workers riot in Chinaupdated: Fri Jun 08 2012 10:14:00

Workers at Foxconn, which makes products for companies including Apple, have rioted at an employee dormitory in China, a Taiwanese news site reported Thursday.

CNNMoney: Stocks to climb on China rate cutupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 08:58:00

A surprise rate cut by China's central bank and a successful bond auction by Spain cheered investors around the globe Thursday and had U.S. stocks poised to build on the previous day's rally.

Russia, China and partners call for non-intervention in Syria, Iranupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 06:50:00

The heads of state of Russia, China and four Central Asian partner nations signed a statement Thursday opposing outside intervention in Syria and Iran.

Reality check on Beijing's pollutionupdated: Wed Jun 06 2012 13:07:00

Gary Locke is the new U.S. ambassador to China, and he's finding one aspect of Beijing very challenging: air quality.

China: Haze isn't foreign embassies' businessupdated: Wed Jun 06 2012 13:07:00

China reiterated its opposition Thursday to the publication of air pollution readings in Chinese cities by foreign embassies and dismissed suggestions that it release similar figures for U.S. cities.

The spread of Misinformation onlineupdated: Wed Jun 06 2012 08:39:00

Google's executive chairman discusses the spread of misinformation online in modern warfare.

Google warns users of state-sponsored hackingupdated: Wed Jun 06 2012 08:39:00

Google has started warning users when it thinks they may be targets of government-sponsored hackers, the Internet giant announced.

China's crackdown on foreigners raises specter of xenophobiaupdated: Sun Jun 03 2012 20:28:00

"Does this mean I must now carry my passport everyday?" my wife Ana wondered aloud with a mix of bemusement and exasperation.

Foreigners targeted in China crackdownupdated: Sun Jun 03 2012 20:28:00

An anti-foreigner backlash grows as China cracks down on "illegal visitors". CNN's Stan Grant reports.

The future of nuclear energy in Franceupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 22:49:00

French President-elect Francois Hollande wants to reduce the country's reliance on nuclear power.

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